CIRMA Solutions for Connecticut’s Public Schools
You shape futures. We protect yours.
Leading training and education for leading educators
Connecticut’s education system is one of the best in the nation. To help stay competitive, school administrators are constantly navigating a world of emerging trends, regulations, and exposures. That’s why CIRMA provides convenient online training and education opportunities to help you stay ahead of the game.
We’re thrilled to offer our members exclusive access to robust school-centric eLearning courses—delivered through Vector Solutions—an award-winning training management system. Trusted by thousands of K-12 administrators, Vector Training delivers high-quality, expert-authored courses on important safety and prevention topics.
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Turn insights into actions: CIRMA Risk Management Data & Analytics
We share data through comprehensive analytical systems, reports, file reviews, important loss trends, and detailed claim management insights to help you see the big picture and put the right strategies in place to manage the cost of insurance losses, big and small. We know what’s happening, what might happen, and how you can manage both the expected and the unexpected. For example, CIRMA’s stewardship reports help you:
- Analyze past and current loss trends
- Unveil the cause and cost drivers of losses by accident, injury, and department
- Review and assess the efficacy of existing risk management initiatives
- Identify and develop risk management action plans and initiatives to prevent accidents
- Establish benchmarks for sustained success
And those strategies we just mentioned? We help you develop, implement, and monitor them, too.
CIRMA’s analytical systems provide our members a far richer, more detailed, yet easy-to-understand view of their operations and exposures. In addition, CIRMA’s sophisticated analytical systems provide real-time tracking, analysis, and reporting capabilities for our members, enabling them to monitor, measure, and thereby better manage risk.
Contact your CIRMA Risk Management professional for more information.
Enterprise Risk Assessments for Schools
CIRMA Risk Management self-assessments help members identify loss exposures and risk drivers in specific municipal operations and track recommendations from a CIRMA Comprehensive Enterprise Risk Assessment. CIRMA’s Risk Management professionals will work closely with you to review self-assessments and examine alternative risk management techniques for managing your identified risk exposures.Get Started
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Employment Practices Liability (EPL) Helpline
Under CIRMA’s Employment Practices Liability Helpline program, our partner attorneys will provide CIRMA Liability-Auto-Property Pool members expert legal advice on all aspects of employment practices law. In addition, the EPL Helpline provides exclusive complimentary access to one hour of expert legal advice per month.
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In a Class of Their Own: Specially-Curated Resources for Public Schools
Don’t Miss Out: Cyber Assessments for CT Municipalities
New cyber assessment resources are available to help your public entity address evolving cybersecurity threats head-on.
Police Pursuit Policy Education and Awareness
Law enforcement agencies must ensure their personnel adhere to their Department and State of Connecticut Pursuit Policies to ensure their and others’ safety and…
The Road to Safety: Law Enforcement Defensive Driver Training
Law enforcement personnel spend extensive time on the road. Paradoxically, building defensive driving skills education often receives little attention in basic academy training and…
Block the Bait: Cyber Phishing Attacks
Human error (still) remains the leading cause of cybersecurity breaches, as employees continue to fall victim to phishing attacks. Verizon’s Data Breach Investigation report…
Social Engineering: The Art of Human Manipulation
Social engineering attacks are one of the most common ways they exploit human instincts and uses psychological manipulation instead of exploiting technical vulnerabilities and…
Still Using Weak Passwords? Do This Instead.
Passwords have long been firmly established as the weakest link in an organization’s cybersecurity. Here’s what you can do to avoid this significant yet…
Whitepaper: Create a Home Work Environment that Works for You
Creating a home workspace does not require extraordinary upgrades to your home or even purchasing fancy office equipment. Setting up a workspace with basic…
Wellness at Work
The adoption of workplace social and emotional health programs skyrocketed over the past two years due to heightened visibility during the pandemic when remote…
Preventing Sprains & Strains
Sprain and strain injuries are the most common and costly workplace injuries. Employees can injure their knee, shoulder, wrist, or back while performing everyday…
Tools that help schools save energy and money
On average, schools spend more to heat, cool, and light their buildings than the cost of textbooks, supplies, and computers combined. The potential savings that can be achieved through improved energy efficiency is enormous. Improving energy efficiency can provide schools with an estimated saving of 20%.
Our partner, Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB) offers CIRMA members a selection of comprehensive Equipment Operation and Efficiency resources including cost-saving energy efficiency tips for space heating, lighting, water heating, space cooling, ventilation, cooking, refrigeration, and electrical.
So, how do you decide which energy-efficient options have the best payback? Visit the HSB Efficiency First Portal for simple steps that your school can take to save energy and keep crucial equipment operating smoothly.Learn More